Gillingham Family History

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Gillingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Dorset, Norfolk, and Kent, named Gillingham, ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Gylla’, an unattested Old English personal name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dillingham, Fillingham, Billingham, Willingham, Ellingham, Bellingham

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Gillingham Family Origin

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Gillingham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillingham. The most common Gillingham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Gillingham's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gillingham family was Blacksmith.

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Gillingham Historical Records

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Gillingham Life Expectancy

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